'''Robert Bruce''' "'''Rob'''" '''Ford''' (May 28, 1969 – March 22, 2016) was a Canadian politician and businessman who served as the 64th List of mayors of Toronto|mayor of Toronto
from 2010 to 2014. Prior to and after his term as mayor, Ford was a city councillor representing Ward 2 of Etobicoke North. He was first elected to Toronto City Council
in the Toronto municipal election, 2000|2000 Toronto municipal election
, and was re-elected to his council seat twice.
His political career, particularly his mayoralty, saw a number of personal and work-related controversies and legal proceedings.
In 2013, he became embroiled in a Timeline of Rob Ford video scandal|substance abuse scandal
, which was widely reported in the national and international media.
Following his admission, Ford refused to resign, but City Council handed over certain...